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    R100

    Japanese comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto, best known here for the warped superhero romp Big Man Japan, takes dead aim at the sexual kinks of his countrymen with this goofy tale (2013) of a mild-mannered department store salesman caught up in a secret S-M society. more...
  • Restless (PG-13)

    Gus Van Sant is regarded as a genuine auteur, but if you set aside his true masterpieces (Drugstore Cowboy, My Own Private Idaho, Elephant), his work tends to separate into good films that aren't very characteristic (To Die For, Good Will Hunting, Milk) and characteristic films that aren't very good (Gerry, Last Days, Paranoid Park). more...
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    Ramona and Beezus (G)

    Ramona Quimby, the rambunctious schoolgirl of Beverly Cleary's books, finally arrives on the big screen after 60 years, and aside from a few slapstick set pieces (most notably, a car wash that leaves the vehicle covered in multicolored paint), this adaptation preserves the sense of everyday childhood that's made Cleary a mainstay of children's literature. more...
  • Rabia (NR)

    A construction worker (Gustavo Sánchez Parra) and a live-in maid (Martina García) find love in each other's arms and a remedy for homesickness too—they're both Colombian guest workers in Spain. more...
  • Room in Rome (NR)

    Vacationing in the title city, a bi-curious Russian beauty (Natasha Yarovenko) and a Spanish lesbian (Elena Anaya) meet by chance and retreat to the latter's tony hotel room. more...
  • Ricky (NR)

    Francois Ozon, director of such realistic dramas as Swimming Pool (2003) and Under the Sand (2000), ventures into fantasy with this French feature, which might be read as a parable about coping with “special needs” infants. more...
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    Rembrandt's J'Accuse

    In much of this 2008 video, director Peter Greenaway appears in a little box near the center of the image to lecture viewers (perhaps hector would be a better word) on his theory that The Night Watch, Rembrandt’s most celebrated painting, is actually an indictment of a murder. more...
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    Reportero

    U.S. journalists who think they've got it tough should consider the situation in Mexico: according to this documentary by Bernardo Ruiz, 40 investigative reporters have been killed or gone missing there since President Felipe Calderon declared war on the drug cartels in December 2006. more...
  • Rough Aunties

    British filmmaker Kim Longinotto (Sisters in Law) follows five members of Operation Bobbi Bear, a group dedicated to protecting sexually abused children in Durban, South Africa. more...
  • Reenactment

    Cited as a major influence by Romanian new wave filmmakers Corneliu Porumboiu (Police, Adjective) and Cristi Puiu (The Death of Mr. Lazarescu), this 1969 drama by Lucian Pintilie anticipates theirs in its compressed time frame, realist style, and bitter humor. more...
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    Reenactments (NR)

    The two best films in this experimental shorts program burrow into the historical and moral unease inherent in restaging a past event: in Artur Żmijewski’s 80064 (2004) an Auschwitz survivor gets his concentration camp tattoo re-inked, and in Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) Screed #20 (2003) artist Sharon Hayes recites a Patty Hearst audiotape. more...
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    Richard's Wedding

    In this no-budget New York comedy, bohemian 30-somethings gather for the title event; a couple of arguments break out, and that's about it in terms of dramatic conflict. more...
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    Return Ticket

    Hou Hsiao-hsien served as executive producer for this slight 2010 drama, which cultivates a strong sense of milieu with its Shanghai setting yet still manages to be about nothing in particular. more...
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